Prosecutors digging into Trump’s tax and financial records

A district attorney in New York state has obtained Donald Trump’s tax returns and other financial records. After a lengthy court battle, the Manhattan district attorney is in possession of Donald Trump’s tax returns and other financial records as part of a criminal investigation into the former president and his family-run Trump Organization, a spokesman […]

‘Anarchist jurisdictions’ no more: Biden revokes Trump’s order

Biden reverses order that says cities like Portland and Seattle are ‘anarchist’ havens – an order that had blocked them from federal funds. President Joe Biden on Wednesday formally revoked a series of presidential orders by his predecessor, including one that sought to cut funding from several United States cities that former President Donald Trump […]

Biden Revokes Trump’s Pause on Green Cards

WASHINGTON — President Biden reopened the country on Wednesday to people seeking green cards, ending a ban on legal immigration that President Donald J. Trump imposed last spring, citing what he said was the need to protect American jobs during the pandemic. In a proclamation, Mr. Biden said that the ban did “not advance the […]

Biden Takes On Trump’s Migrant Policies and Confusion Reigns at the Border

Juan Mendez III, the mayor of Brownsville who is known as Trey, said his community could help support migrants continue their journey to relatives in the United States as they pursue their cases. The number of migrants so far released into the town pales in comparison to 2019, when hundreds of families a day were […]

With Trump’s Records, Manhattan D.A. Has His Work Cut Out

Weather: Rain, mixed with a little snow, around midday. Clearing later, but wind gusts continue. High in the mid-40s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Friday (Purim). After more than a year of legal wrangling, it’s official: the Manhattan district attorney’s office will be allowed to access years of former President Donald J. Trump’s tax returns […]

With Trump’s Records, Manhattan D.A. Has His Work Cut Out

Weather: Rain, mixed with a little snow, around midday. Clearing later, but wind gusts continue. High in the mid-40s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Friday (Purim). After more than a year of legal wrangling, it’s official: the Manhattan district attorney’s office will be allowed to access years of former President Donald J. Trump’s tax returns […]

Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Final Bid to Block Release of Tax Returns

The crucial next phase in the Manhattan inquiry will begin this week when investigators collect a vast trove of digital records from a law firm that represents Mazars, according to people with knowledge of the matter, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the investigation, as well as former […]

Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Final Bid to Block Release of Financial Records

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a last-ditch attempt by former President Donald J. Trump to shield his financial records, issuing a brief, unsigned order requiring Mr. Trump’s accountants to turn over his tax and other records to prosecutors in New York. The court’s order was a decisive defeat for Mr. Trump, who […]

Lara Trump for North Carolina Senate Seat? Trump’s Trial Is Renewing Talk

Another Republican, former Representative Mark Walker, a Trump ally, has already announced his candidacy, and Pat McCrory, a Republican former governor, is considering one. Mark Meadows, the former North Carolina representative and former Trump chief of staff, is also said to be in the mix. “We are going to take a very long look at […]

Takeaways From Day 5 of Trump’s Impeachment Trial

The conclusion of Donald J. Trump’s impeachment trial was briefly cast into doubt on Saturday after a last-minute request for witness testimony threatened to extend a proceeding on whether the president had incited the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. But the House impeachment managers who had raised the request quickly dropped the issue, paving the way […]

Opinion | Trump’s Taste for Blood

Dear reader, he didn’t change. And everything bloodcurdling that happened at the Capitol on Jan. 6 flowed from his bloodthirsty behavior. He had always been cruel and selfish, blowing things up and reveling in the chaos, gloating in the wreckage. But it was only during his campaign that he realized he had a nasty mob […]

Trump’s Lawyers Deny He Incited Capitol Mob, Saying It’s Democrats Who Spur Violence

Former President Donald J. Trump’s legal team mounted a combative defense on Friday focused more on assailing Democrats for “hypocrisy” and “hatred” than justifying Mr. Trump’s own monthslong effort to overturn a democratic election that culminated in last month’s deadly assault on the Capitol. After days of powerful video footage showing a mob of Trump […]

Takeaways From Day 4 of Trump’s Impeachment Trial

Former President Donald J. Trump’s lawyers opened and closed their impeachment defense in a span of three hours on Friday, drawing praise from Republicans. Senators then submitted questions to each side. They are expected to vote to convict or acquit Mr. Trump on Saturday. Here are takeaways from the fourth day of Mr. Trump’s trial. […]

Kosovo is slowly recovering from Trump’s coup

In March 2020, under pressure from the Trump administration, the coalition government of Albin Kurti’s Movement for Self-Determination (LVV) in Kosovo collapsed in what some have seen as a political coup. United States President Donald Trump was running for re-election and he badly needed easy “diplomatic wins” to brag about at his campaign rallies. Kurti […]

Takeaways From Day 3 of Trump’s Impeachment Trial

The House impeachment managers wrapped up their case against former President Donald J. Trump on Thursday, warning senators that if they did not vote to convict, it would set a dangerous standard for the country in the future. The trial will resume on Friday when Mr. Trump’s defense team begins presenting its case that the […]

Trump’s environment policies killed thousands, scientists say

The Trump administration deliberately harnessed racism and class animosity to push policies that caused hundreds of thousands of U.S. deaths, according to a scathing new report in the British medical journal The Lancet. After undertaking a comprehensive assessment of the health and environment impacts of Donald Trump’s presidency, the 33 scientists who co-authored the article […]

Takeaways From Day 2 of Trump’s Impeachment Trial

House impeachment managers built their case against former President Donald J. Trump on Wednesday, methodically using video and audio clips to argue that he was responsible for the deadly assault on the Capitol on Jan. 6. Throughout much of the day, the managers let Mr. Trump and his supporters do the talking, showing videos of […]

How will Trump’s second impeachment trial affect US politics?

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Impeachment Updates: New Chilling Video Expected as Trump’s Trial Begins

Here’s what you need to know: Representative Jamie Raskin, the lead impeachment manager, during a break in the trial on Tuesday.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times The House Democrats prosecuting former President Donald J. Trump will formally begin presenting their case on Wednesday after winning the right to proceed even though he has left office, but […]

Trump’s Rough Day

Trump’s lawyers condemned the attack on the Capitol but said Democrats were pursuing impeachment out of partisan vengeance. And they argued that making a former president stand trial would establish the precedent for any former official to be punished at the whim of the party in power. “This is nothing less than the political weaponization […]

5 Takeaways From Day One of Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial

Former President Donald J. Trump’s second impeachment trial began on Tuesday, 370 days after he was acquitted of high crimes and misdemeanors in his first trial. He is accused of “incitement of insurrection” for his part in kindling the violence on Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol. House impeachment managers and Mr. Trump’s defense team […]

Trump’s second impeachment trial: What to watch

SHORT ANSWER No president has ever faced two impeachment trials. Here is what you need to know about Trump’s second. The historic second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump gets under way on Tuesday as the US Senate hears arguments about whether he is guilty of inciting last month’s US Capitol riot. Never before […]

Trump’s impeachment for ‘incitement of insurrection’ explained

As the United States Senate opens its second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, senators will grapple with thorny political and legal questions, top constitutional lawyers tell Al Jazeera. “An impeachment and a Senate trial are a unique constitutional procedure that is entirely in the control of the House and Senate,” said Jan Baran, […]